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Volunteers are the foundation of the Association of Academic Surgical Administrators. New this year-AASA Committee self-nominations will be done completely electronically. The committee purpose and expectations are provided below. Committee Member terms are one year and run November through November to align with the AASA Annual Conference. Our goal is to ensure that the right members find the right opportunities to engage in a meaningful way with AASA! For more information on AASA Committee Structure and the role of Committee Chair click here

Bylaws Committee Communications Committee Education Committee Finance Committee Membership Committee Sponsorship Committee

Strategic Planning Committee

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AASA Committee Self-Nomination Form

Bylaws Committee
Adhoc Committee 2017-2018

Committee Purpose Committee Chair Member Expectations   Meeting Frequency
Recommend changes to by-laws to demonstrate organization changes and to provide nimble structure to future organization success
Secretary,
Shaun Hernandez

Review by-laws and provide recommendations for revisions

Present to board during January board meeting

Support board in education/communications to membership prior to voting process in October

November-January
10 hours/month

February- October
1-2 hours/month

Communications Committee

Committee Purpose Committee Chair Member Expectations Meeting Frequency
Create and maintain ongoing communications plan. Execute
feedback and vision for website
needs and social media. Plan and execute the Cutting Edge Newsletter. Enhance the Online Member Toolkit.
Bess Wildman

Actively participate in meetings

Provide insight on the communications   plan and website

Actively participate in web and social media platforms personally and encourage other members participating

Write or facilitate writing of one article/piece for a newsletter edition

Actively    participate in generating member tool kit content aligned with education and communications  plan

1st Quarter: Frequent to establish plan
January-October: Monthly

Quarterly Meetings

1-2 hours/month

Education Committee
New this year the Education Committee will be broken into Subcommittees

Subcommittee  Committee Purpose Committee Chair Member Expectations Meeting Frequency
Education Plan  Create and maintain ongoing education plan to meet member and organization needs.  This living document will guide educational programming content across AASA
Education Chair,
Colbey Walker

Actively participate in 10+ meetings

Provide insight for education plan

Provide feedback across year for educational content

Review surveys and represent member input

1st Quarter: Frequent to establish plan

January-October: Quarterly/as needed

3-5 hours/month

Annual Conference   Plan content and logistics for annual conference in conjunction with ACS meeting structure

Education Chair,
Colbey Walker

Education
Co-Chair
Christal Moore 

Actively participate in monthly planning meetings and invest time/thought planning outside of calls for subcommittee objectives (ex. Celia King, Poster Presentations, Hospitality, Pre-Conference Session, etc)

Arrive at the annual conference 1 day prior to start

Network with members and actively engage new attendees during the annual meeting

Monthly Phone 

Meetings with sub-committee week outside of calls

2-3 hours/month 
Midyear Retreats  Plan and execute regional retreats 

Regional Representatives

Heidi Gibbs / Rick Seefeldt

John Gutowski/ Dan Ott 

Actively participate in planning of retreat content, speakers and other logistics ensuring aligns with annual education plan

Support planning around the midyear retreat

Network with members and actively engage new attendees during the retreat

 January and month of meeting:

4-5 hours/month

Webinars 

Plan and execute webinars 

Vice President, Rebecca Napier

Actively participate in 4 planning meetings to carry out education plan through webinar platform

Plan and execute webinar per committee member

Actively participate in webinars

Market webinars by encouraging other members and those in your network

Quarterly planning meetings

Webinars across year 1-2 hours/month 

Finance Committee

Committee Purpose Committee Chair Member Expectations Meeting Frequency
Provide recommendations regarding financial position and decisions of organization

Treasurer, 
Benson Won

Review budget and provide recommendations to board

Provide feedback to board regarding financial position and decisions

Quarterly Meetings
1-2 hours/quarter

Membership Committee

Committee Purpose Committee Chair Member Expectations Meeting Frequency
Provide recommendations to board and execute ideas that will grow and retain membership within AASA.

Veronica Getz

Identify targets for new members and execute recruitment strategies

Identify and execute plans for member retention and engagement

Monthly Meetings

2-3 hours/month

 

Sponsorship Committee

Committee Purpose Committee Chair Member Expectations Meeting Frequency
Build relationships with sponsors for value added partnerships including integration of sponsors into the annual educational opportunities 

Vice President Designee

Actively participate in building relationship with 1+ sponsor assigned 

Actively participate in generating new sponsors 

Feedback to committee on sponsor education opportunities that align with education plan

Monthly Meetings between January and June

1-3 hours/month

Strategic Planning Committee

Committee Purpose Committee Chair Member Expectations Meeting Frequency
Provide perspective to board to ensure the organization’s strategic plan continues to serve members both today and in the future

Secretary,
Shaun Hernandez

President,
Megan Berlinger

Review and recommend any changes to board regarding current strategic planning documents to support success toward mission and vision

Generate forward thinking ideas and present to board to ensure organization continues to meet member needs both current and in the future
 

Monthly Meetings

1-2 hours/month

 

Click here to complete and submit the 
AASA Committee Self-Nomination Form

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